Ontario’s public health doctor is reminding parents to keep their children’s vaccinations current.
If you are a new mom or dad, there are a bunch of great things to do with your baby in Ottawa that don’t need to cost a thing!
As babies grow, so does their curiosity with the world around them. Make your house baby-safe by ensuring that any item your baby encounters won’t hurt them.
Here are some precautions to take to protect your baby and young children, if you have pets at home.
Many people are surprised to discover that children can have hay fever, or specifically, seasonal allergies.
It’s back-to-school time and for some families it may be an exciting time, but for others, it can be a stressful time, too.
Here’s how to get the whole family working together to create order and whip your home into tip-top shape.
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We cannot nor do we want to go back to 1920. But there is some 1920s inspiration to bring to 2016 play!
Are mealtimes a battle in your family and you’re concerned that your child isn’t eating enough healthy food to meet their needs? You’re not alone!
The changing pregnant body may be one of Mother Nature’s more astonishing feats, but nothing grounds us like the aches and pains that tag along for the journey.
Eating well is essential for a healthy pregnancy for you and your child. Here are expert tips on how to add four important nutrients into your diet.
If you’re a mom or mom-to-be, chances are you’ve thought about or experienced stretch marks.
Having a baby is a joyous thing.
There are so many unknowns in pregnancy. Even if it’s not your first, pregnancies, labours, and recoveries can be different for every baby. Great, right? Add on top of that all the “advice” you get — online, in person, welcome […]
Is your child a picky eater? Registered dietitian Whitney Mabee shares her top four tips for raising a food lover.
Remember the days of making mud pies and digging for worms? How about rolling down hills and climbing up trees? Oh my, have times changed.
To ensure a lifetime of smiles, here are some useful tips to encourage the youth in your family to be enthusiastic about their daily oral hygiene habits. Children ages 3 to 5: Help your young children to brush their teeth […]
Spring gives parents a great opportunity to plan budget-friendly, family-centred learning activities.
There are several hundred viruses that cause the common cold. The symptoms include runny or stuffy nose, mild cough, and low-grade fever for a few days. Babies and toddlers with colds may be less hungry, but still manage to drink […]
Here are three ways students can get smart about managing their money by going digital.
Kids Help Phone is challenging teens to take the “No Year’s Resolution” challenge and name something they wouldn’t change about their bodies and themselves.
A big milestone in every teen’s life is when they finally get their driver’s licence.
Starting high school can be very confusing and quite scary for some teens.
Barbie gets a bad rap. She’s been the prime suspect in crimes against girls’ and women’s self-esteem, followed closely by fashion designers and Photoshop artists. But is she solely to blame? It’s complicated. Yes, society’s expectations and pop culture play a role, but for […]
Why, within a generation, have so many young men been so willing to do so little to leave home, wonders Joe Banks.
A recent soccer game with his young son showed Chris Hunt the importance of helping refugees take root and blossom in their new home.
A child’s first successful bowel movement is surely among life’s most underrated joys, writes Joe Banks.
The death of his son’s first pet got Chris Hunt thinking about all the other hard truths he will have to reveal.
Joe Banks reflects on how more couples are focusing on parenting rather than rushing marriage.